Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed the drive of Gary Neville.

Ferguson discussed the club in conversation with Charlie Rose of PBS.

He said: "Fantastic character. Gary gets up every morning at 6am reads every newspaper. He wants to know what's going on in the world and more about everything, you know. He's such a successful person. He's no genius but he's really good, really good. He's also doing his very own business. I wanted to bring him on the staff. He didn't want to do that -- he's never (inaudible) -- very, very determined character."

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